The Female Athlete

1 AMA PRA Category 1/ 1 BOC – Category A
Section CEUs: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™/1 Category A BOC hour(s)

Presenter Bio: Todd Hayano, DO

Disclosure: Neither the speakers or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Materials: Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.

This course explains the history of women in sports and how it has been trending over the recent years. A big part of that was Title IX when the federal law passed in 1972. The course will go into more detail about various common injuries in female athletes and how various hormones and stressors can affect the female body. Lastly, it will touch on pregnancy for the female athlete discussing the physical activity guidelines and the contraindications.


Identify common female athlete issues
Identify possible treatment plans
Identify specific risks for female athletes
Discuss exercise during pregnancy

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Medical Association.

The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.